Radiant Insights

We are passionate advocates for environmental, social and governance issues based on our commitment to superior investment outcomes and our belief that capital markets have the power to drive positive change.

We give voice to the power of action.
We champion real change.
We are committed to creating a brighter future for investing.

Thought papers

Rethinking 'Energy' Investment

Women in Cement, Part I

Why Small Cap Now?

The Misconception
About ESG

Planned Nimbleness: A Practical Guide for Asset Managers

ESG in the US: We Need Rational Debate, Not Political Spin

The Evolution of ESG in the US - 2022 in review

ESG and Impact are Different - and We Need Both!

Investing in Small Companies Presents an Opportunity as Inflation Persists

An Opportunity for an Asset Management Rebrand and Culture Overhaul

radiant intersectionality

Using Alternative Data to Improve ESG Insights


Biodiversity: The Next Big Focus for Investors

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Race and Ethnicity Data: We Must Push for Company Disclosure

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Approaching Public Equities with an Impact Mindset

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Inclusive Culture, the Foundation for D&I Success

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Should Corporate Diversity be Mandated?

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Beyond COVID: A Culture Of Inclusion Will Help Firms Pivot To What's Next

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Opinion on DOL Proposed Language

Speaking engagements

ICI 2024 Leadership Summit
Fresh Perspectives from Asset Management CEOs
Washington DC, May 2024

CFA Society San Francisco
ESG 3.0 – The Next Evolutionary Step in Investing
Podcast, April 2024

Heartbeat for Hire
‘ESG is a Strategy…and more’
Podcast, November 2023

‘Bringing an impact mindset into investing’
Interview, November 2023

Billion Dollar Backstory
‘How ESG and Sustainability Are Keys to Growth’
Podcast, July 2023

‘ESG Investing at a Crossroads’
Podcast, March 2023

Women in Asset Management Summit, US
‘Keynote: The New Era of Investing—Are You Ready?’
Webcast, November 2022

ESG Clarity – Green Dream
‘ESG is not the Boogeyman’
Podcast, August 2022

Diversity Works — DEI Leader Network
‘The Intersection of ESG and DEI’
Webcast, June 2022

High Water Women, US
‘Trailblazing Female Founders on the Future of Women in Asset Management’
Webcast, April 2022

Impact All Stars, US
‘Impact Investing, ESG, and Harnessing capital for Good in the Public Market’
Podcast, April 2022

Women in Asset Management Summit, US
‘An Opportunity for an Asset Management Rebrand and Culture Overhaul’
Webcast, September 2021

Women in Asset Management Summit, US
‘ESG Metrics To Ensure DEI Goals Will Be Kept To’
Webcast, September 2021

Responsible Asset Owners Symposium
‘How to Build Back Better in the Investment Industry’
Webcast, June 2021

Responsible Asset Owners Symposium
‘Unintended Consequences in ESG Investing’
Webcast, June 2021

Women in Investing Network of Philadelphia
‘Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: How to Turn a Step Back into a Leap Forward’
Webcast, May 2021

Jamesbeck Webinar Series
‘ESG: Discovering New Opportunities on the Horizon’
Webcast, March 2021

Women in Impact (WIN) Invest Series
‘Making ESG and Impact ‘Real’ for Advisor Clients’
Webcast, December 2020

Bruin ESG Series : Focused on the “S” in ESG
Practical Ways to Leverage the Best of Gender and Ethnicity Diversity
Webcast, November 2020

Women in Asset Management Summit
‘Should Diversity be Forced?’
Webcast, September 2020

RIAA RI Australia 2020
‘How to Consider Benchmarks in an Age of Responsible Investment & Passive Investing’
Webcast, August 2020

Bloomberg Global Responsible Investing Forum
‘What’s Next for Climate Action Investment’
New York, December 2019

Bloomberg Live Breakaway CEO Summit
‘How do CEO’s & Founders of Companies Recruit and Retain the Best Talent?’
London, November 2019

Bloomberg Invest
‘Top Quants on Big Data and Disruption’
New York, June 2018

The California Alternative Investments Association (CalALTS)
‘Why ESG is Important to Financial Services Companies’
Webcast, April 2022

Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA) Annual conference
‘Invest Like a Girl’
Webcast, April 2022

LSEG Future Forum
‘Sustainable Investing – Accelerating The Transition to Clean Energy’
Carmel Valley, November 2021

SACRS Fall Conference
‘Transitioning to a Low Carbon Economy’
Hollywood, November 2021

Wolfe QES Conference
‘Against All Odds – Embracing an Entrepreneurial Spirit in a Global Pandemic’
Webcast, November 2021

FA Annual Invest in Women Conference
‘The Financial Impact of Diversity’
Webcast, November 2021

NAPFA Fall National Conference
‘ESG, Impact and Ethical Investing’
Boston, October 2021

Standards Board for Alternative Investments (SBAI)
‘Data Science Innovations in the World of ESG Investing’
Webcast, May 2021

Glasgow Caledonian New York College Impact and Innovation Speaker Series
‘Growth in Sustainable Investing Through COVID-19’
Webcast, March 2021

Women in Asset Management Summit
‘Guidance, Influence and Empathy – Leadership in 2021’
Webcast, February 2021

Bruin Financial ESG Series: Focused on the “S” in ESG
‘Practical Ways to Leverage the Best of Gender and Ethnicity Diversity’
Webcast, November 2020

Invest in Women Conference
‘The Gender Pay Gap: Why Should Investors And Clients Care?’
Webcast, August 2020

Pension Bridge ESG Summit
‘Practical Steps to Improving Diversity and Inclusion in the Asset Management Industry’
San Diego, February 2020

Skytop Strategies ESG Integration Summit
‘Climate Focused “Listed Impact” Investing’
Stockholm, October 2019

Skytop Strategies Impact Investing Conference
‘Attracting Big Capital: Is Impact Possible within Listed Equities?’
Boston, September 2019

Expert Meeting on Climate Change
‘Climate Focused Investing: from Carbon Reduction to UNSDG-alignment’
Amsterdam, June 2019

Australia Research Roundtable Client Event
“Navigating the Near Term While Focusing on the Long Term”
Sydney and Melbourne, May 2019

Skytop Strategies Diversity Forum : Gender Diversity in the C-Suite
‘Through an Investors Lens: the Diversity Path to Value Creation’
‘Personal Reflections on Diversity in Asset Management’
Chicago, March 2019

Institutional Investor Forum Japan
‘ESG Investing – Entering a new stage’
Tokyo, October 2018

Institutional Client and Consultant Event
‘Diversity as a Profitability Moat’
Stockholm, October 2018

Consultant Research Roundtable
‘How Diversity can Preserve and Drive Future Profitability’
London, October 2018

Australia Research Roundtable
‘Does Diversity Provide a Profitability Moat?’
Sydney and Melbourne, October 2018

RIAA : New Zealand Responsible Investment Conference
‘Leading ESG Research’
Auckland, September 2018

UNPRI TCFD Preparers Forum
‘ESG and Climate’
‘A Novel Approach to Carbon Pricing’
San Francisco, September 2018

RI Asia Japan Conference
‘Collaborating on Climate Change and Adapting to a Low Carbon Economy’
Tokyo, April 2018

Phenix Capital Impact Summit Europe
‘Defining Impact and Sustainable Development Investing’
The Hague, March 2018

Macro and Climate Outlook Institutional Client Event
‘ESG integration and Climate Change’
Amsterdam, December 2017

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